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Cannot save or move around bookmarks by drag&drop anymore

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  • Eyano yasuka ya jonzn4SUSE

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I use the bookmark bar very heavily and my workflow was to just "drag" the tab with the mouse to folder in the bookmark bar, which would unfold and I drop the tab/bookmark in the desired sub-folder.

This worked really well for me, and was fast.

Recently, this stopped working. I can still drop a bookmark in one of the main folders in the bookmark bar. But not in any sub-folder, since the main folder closes as soon as I move the mouse inside it. It is also not possible anymore to move the already-saved bookmarks around via drag&drop.

System: Linux (Manjaro Gnome 41.1) Firefox for Arch Linux 94.0.2 (64bit)

I use the bookmark bar very heavily and my workflow was to just "drag" the tab with the mouse to folder in the bookmark bar, which would unfold and I drop the tab/bookmark in the desired sub-folder. This worked really well for me, and was fast. Recently, this stopped working. I can still drop a bookmark in one of the main folders in the bookmark bar. But not in any sub-folder, since the main folder closes as soon as I move the mouse inside it. It is also not possible anymore to move the already-saved bookmarks around via drag&drop. System: Linux (Manjaro Gnome 41.1) Firefox for Arch Linux 94.0.2 (64bit)

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Try downloading another copy of Firefox and run it from the folder. Do not sign into your Firefox account and see if you have the same issue.

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/#product-desktop-release

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Thank you for the reply.

I just tried it, it's the same behavior.

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Start Firefox in Troubleshoot Mode to check if one of the extensions ("3-bar" menu button or Tools -> Add-ons -> Extensions) or if hardware acceleration or userChrome.css is causing the problem.

  • switch to the DEFAULT theme: "3-bar" menu button or Tools -> Add-ons -> Themes
  • do NOT click the "Refresh Firefox" button on the Troubleshoot Mode start window
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I started Firefox in troubleshoot mode, but the issue still persists

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Interesting... Can you upload a video showing the issue?

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Sorry, that it took so long.

Here is a screen capture video of it

https://imgur.com/a/BjT6sFT

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Are you in Wayland?

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Yes, Manjaro Gnome 41.1 with Wayland

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We need Emoji in here.  ;-)) Can you try the same steps in Firefox on KDE or Gnome in X11 instead of Wayland?

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I will do that as soon as I get a chance ☺

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I was struggling for a long time with the same problem and only moving to Gnome X11 from Wayland fixed this issue for me.

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Yeah, Wayland is not there yet.